Though it was more than ten years ago now, the September 11th terrorist attacks still seem fresh in the minds of most Americans, but now there are kids in school who weren't even alive during the attacks. So, Sen. Thad Altman, R-Melbourne, has introduced a bill in the Florida Senate that would re ... More >>
The World Trade Center in the sunlight.As I walked into Dunkin' Donuts yesterday to grab a coffee in Miami, I noticed pumpkin doughnuts for sale. Suddenly a little frisson ran down my spine. I was transported back to a sunny morning almost a decade ago in New York. Around 9 a.m. on that fateful S ... More >>
Officials stress there have been no specific threats made against the Port of Miami in relation to the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, but local, state, and federal agencies will step up security at the port this weekend.
Suspicious.Miami has long been the unofficial fake boob capital of the country, probably the world (nice try, Caracas).Now, however, the Transportation Security Administration says that terrorists may be plotting suicide bombings using surgical implants.Suddenly our artificially enhanced paradise ... More >>
Pastor Terry JonesThe tiny Gainesville, Florida, Dove World Outreach Center ignited an international controversy when they announced plans to burn Korans on the ninth anniversary of September 11. The story stirred the same strong feelings surrounding a planned Muslim community center near Ground ... More >>
Pastor Terry JonesPastor Terry Jones and his small Gainesville church known as the Dove World Outreach Center will continue with their plans to burn copies of the Koran, the holy book of Islam, on the ninth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks despite a growing backlash and warnings ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times.This week, Luke says no to the Ground Zero mosque.I don't believe there should be a mosque next to the Ground Zero memorial site in Ne ... More >>
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MIA back to old tricks.Steven Slater -- the beer-wielding, expletive-dropping, emergency-slide-sliding, doughy Jet Blue flight attendant -- reminded us that any visit to the airport can be an adventure. And in Miami, we up the ante on the high jinks, if not hijacking ... More >>
I was wrong. Seven years ago, at the Iraq War's start, I wrote a column expressing skepticism about the Bush administration's claim that Adnan Shukrijumah of Miramar was a top terrorist. Earlier today, reports leaked from the FBI that Shukrijumah has become Osama Bin Laden's top man on globa ... More >>
via SIIt's apparently OK to use 9/11 metaphors only if you're a war-hawk politician on the campaign trail. Dwyane Wade had to find out the hard way. The Miami Heat star has apologized after an off-the-cuff comment to the media this past weekend made it seem like he was compari ... More >>
Mansor Mohammad Asad sure picked the wrong month to have a crazy-guy episode on a Detroit-bound airplane.
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Mansor Mohammad Asad picked the wrong time to threaten Jews on a Detroit-bound flight.As you've surely heard by now, Asad was arrested on the ... More >>